Russia’s military intervention in Ukraine threatens to derail energy exploration in a region that holds a quarter of the world’s natural gas reserves, weigh on currencies and force companies to work to contain the damage.
Microsoft Corp.’s newly appointed Chief Executive Officer Satya Nadella, in an effort to reignite growth, is shuffling management and putting former political operative Mark Penn in the new role of chief strategy officer, according to people with knowledge of the matter.
President Barack Obama’s budget plan moves the spotlight away from reducing U.S. deficits and instead seeks new spending to energize the Democratic base and give incumbents a job-creation platform for November’s midterm elections.
Texas appealed a court decision that the state’s ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional, a ruling praised by gay rights supporters as a major victory in nationwide litigation spurred by a 2013 Supreme Court ruling.
Joseph Dear, who as chief investment officer of the California Public Employees’ Retirement System rebuilt the biggest U.S. public pension after a $96 billion loss, died yesterday in Sacramento. He was 62.
A federal judge said Texas’s ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional and should be blocked while opponents seek to overturn it, granting a victory to supporters of gay unions in the nation’s second-largest state.
New Hampshire Democratic Governor Maggie Hassan said in an interview with Bloomberg Television’s “Political Capital with Al Hunt,” airing this weekend, that President Barack Obama’s health-care law is overcoming its troubled rollout and accomplishing its goals.